It appears that genuine love, that is love of an interpersonal variety, is transcendent in essence and function. Our partner(s) are supposed to be not
There is so much mystery to be understood in the material world, that inventing other realities is not necessary. We, as a species have perceived the atom, peered inside it and realised its ethereal nature.
Intellect does not, and cannot, stand alone in the universe apart from the human brain that produces it.
This photograph does not offend me in the same manner as racism, or social inequality. In fact it does not offend me at all. Religious
Daoxin stared at this young Dharma-vessel. Later the boy became his student and eventually inherited the Dharma and became the Fifth Ch’an Patriarch – Hongren. Hongren would eventually choose an illiterate man for his successor, who would become the Sixth Patriarch of Ch’an – Hiuneng. This is a significant statement to humanity, because Hongren had many students who were affluent and well educated.